Combining Aggregate Functions

All the examples of aggregate function used thus far have involved a single function. But actually, SELECT statements may contain as few or as many aggregate functions as needed. Look at this example:

SELECT COUNT(*) AS num_items,
       MIN(prod_price) AS price_min,
       MAX(prod_price) AS price_max,
       AVG(prod_price) AS price_avg
FROM Products;
num_items   price_min         price_max        price_avg
----------  ---------------  ---------------  ---------
7            3.4900            11.9900          6.0614

Here a single SELECT statement performs four aggregate calculations in one step and returns four values (the number of items in the Products table, and the highest, lowest, and average product prices).


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